A world-renown church researcher and a team of church planters have reached the same conclusion - smaller is more effective. Using statistics, stories, Scripture, and strategies, they present a convincing argument for the method today's church should adopt for effective ministry.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 192 Vendor: Tyndale House Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 7.50 X 5.00 (inches) ISBN: 1414325533 ISBN-13: 9781414325538 Availability: In Stock
If you put two elephants in a room together and close the door, in 22 months you may get one baby elephant. But two rabbits together for the same amount of time will result in thousands of baby rabbits! In The Rabbit and the Elephant, micro church planters Tony and Felicity Dale use the rabbit illustration to show the pace at which the Christian faith can (and should) be growingthrough evangelism that is explosive and transformational. The Rabbit and the Elephant contains the key to 21st century evangelismtaking the gospel to where the pain and the people are. Features:
Documents how church across the world is changing from being event-based to life and relationship-based.
Shows how small and simple churches can multiply rapidly.
Shows how to incorporate spiritual growth and outreach into every aspect of our lives.
Includes relevant research on churchgoing habits and impact gathered by the Barna Group.